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Trinh T Minh-ha interview.pdf
NTU CCA Singapore is proud to have co-commissioned the winning film ’What about China’ for the solo show “Trinh T. Minh-ha. Films” (October 2020 - February 2021), our last exhibition in Block 43. Shot in southern and eastern China in the early 1990s,…

Surname Viet Given Name Nam, Trinh T. Minh-ha, 1989 16mm film transferred to digital, colour, sound, 108 min Rating: PG13 (This film contains some disturbing scenes from the archival footage of the Vietnam War) This film is Trinh’s complex deep dive…

Nervous Translation, Shireen Seno, 2018 Colour, sound, 90 min Rating: PG This film follows the inner voice and play of an eight-year-old girl who cooks perfect miniature dishes, mimicking the world of adults. The perception of the child is translated…

Reassemblage, Trinh T. Minh-ha, 1982 16mm film transferred to digital, colour, sound, 40 min Rating: PG13 (This film contains some nudity) With her remarkable and widely discussed first film, Trinh brings the conventions of the documentary to our…

The Human Pyramid, Jean Rouch, 1961 DCP, colour, sound, 93 min Rating: NC16 (This film contains mature content) At the Lycée Français of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Rouch worked with students there who willingly enacted a story about the arrival of a new…

95 and 6 to Go, Kimi Takesue, 2016 Digital, colour, sound, 85 min Rating: G While visiting her grandfather, a recent widower in his 90s in Hawai’i, Takesue begins to follow his everyday routines. When he shows interest in his granddaughter’s stalled…

Session 3: Performing the Documents Chaired by Dr Ella Raidel (Austria/Singapore), Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design and Media and Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and InformationSpeakers:Dr Philippa…

As the concluding programme of the exhibition Trinh T. Minh-ha. Films. (17 October 2020 – 28 February 2021) at NTU CCA Singapore, this four-part conference brings together scholars and practitioners across filmic, anthropological and curatorial…

Trinh T. Minh-ha’s approach to film has addressed a wide field of discussions—reaching from the ethics of representation in ethnographic film, to aspects of migration, debates on global socio-political developments, and different layers of feminist…

Special attention in the accompanying film programme has been given to Trinh’s approach of the withdrawal from the usual pattern of the documentary with regard to authenticity, representation, observation, or the creation of sentiments in favor of…
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